The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 52 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 13 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 2.34% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 10.05% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 13
Average daily rate £363 £359 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% +19.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +21.42%
.NET Framework
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
143 189 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.55% 23.30% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 141 107
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -53.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (92.59%) C#
3 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
5 14 (51.85%) SQL
5 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
5 14 (51.85%) Entity Framework
6 13 (48.15%) MVC
7 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
8 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
8 10 (37.04%) jQuery
9 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (29.63%) CSS
10 8 (29.63%) HTML
11 7 (25.93%) Oracle
11 7 (25.93%) High Availability
11 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
12 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (22.22%) Web Services
12 6 (22.22%) Logistics
13 5 (18.52%) WCF
13 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (14.81%) HTML5
14 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
14 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (14.81%) LINQ
14 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
14 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (14.81%) TDD

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Heroku
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Modbus
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) MySQL
7 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (14.81%) NUnit
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.70%) Moq
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 24 (88.89%) .NET Developer
3 14 (51.85%) C# Developer
4 12 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Developer
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 1 (3.70%) .NET Architect
11 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
11 1 (3.70%) Architect
11 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
11 1 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
11 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
11 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
11 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
3 14 (51.85%) Entity Framework
4 10 (37.04%) jQuery
5 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (29.63%) CSS
6 8 (29.63%) HTML
7 6 (22.22%) Web Services
8 5 (18.52%) WCF
9 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (14.81%) HTML5
9 4 (14.81%) LINQ
9 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (11.11%) CSS3
10 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (11.11%) REST
10 3 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) MVC
2 7 (25.93%) High Availability
3 6 (22.22%) Logistics
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Kanban
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Mobile Development
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) SOLID
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.41%) Siemens
5 1 (3.70%) Rackspace